Book Cover
Author Olsen, Brad, 1966-

Title Sacred places, North America : 108 destinations / written, photographed, and illustrated by Brad Olsen
Edition Second edition
Published San Francisco, CA : Consortium of Collective Consciousness, [2008]
Online access available from:
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (408 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of color plates) : illustrations (some color), maps
Series Sacred places series
Sacred places 108 series.
Contents Central Plains: Effigy Mounds Monument & New Melleray Abbey (Iowa), Pawnee Spirit sites (Kansas), Blackbird Hill (Nebraska), Heavener & Spiro Mounds (Oklahoma), Badlands & Sacred peaks of the Black Hills [Harney Peak, Bear Butte] (South Dakota), Indian Hot Springs (Texas) -- Great Lakes: Cahokia Mounds & Waubansee Stone (Illinois), House of David & Sleeping Bear Dunes (Michigan), Kensington Runestone & Pipestone (Minnesota), Newark Earthworks, Serpent Mound, & Spruce Hill (Ohio), Aztalan, Devil's Lake, & Madeline Island [Moningwunakauning] (Wisconsin) -- Eastern Canada: Atlantic Provinces: L'Anse aux Meadows (Newfoundland); Eastern Canadian Great Lakes, Lake Superior sites, & Peterborough petroglyphs (Ontario); Quebec: Hochelaga, Saint Joseph's Oratory, Saint-Anne De Beaupre -- New England: Prehistoric stone buildings, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island -- The South: Temple mounds, Selma, Alabama, Bimini & Atlantis Florida, Coral Castle, Martin Luther King, Jr. birthplace (Atlanta, GA); Gethsemani & Mammoth Cave (Kentucky); Natchez, Mississippi; Pilot Mountain (NC); Graceland (Memphis, TN); Assateague Island, VA; Grave Creek, WV
The Southwest: Arcosanti, Canyon de Chelly, Monument Valley, Old Oraibi, San Francisco Peaks, Sedona Vortices, Southern Sinagua Pueblos, Wupatki (Arizona); Area 51, Black Rock City, Lake Lahontan sites (Nevada); Chaco Canyon, Chacoan Outlier great Houses, Chimayo, Roswell & White Sands, Shiprock (New Mexico); Canyonlands, Hovenweep, Salt Lake Temple, Zion National Park (Utah) -- West Coast: Bay Area to Point Conception, Blythe Intaglios, Death Valley, Joshua Tree, Lake Shrine, Lava Beds, Mission Trail, Mount Shasta (California); Carter Lake, Oregon; Cascade volcanoes; Columbia River Gorge (Washington) -- Alaska: Denali (Mount McKinley) & Sitka -- Hawaii: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau (City of Refuge); Pu'ukohola Heiau (Hill of the Whale); Kilauea; Waipio Valley; Waimea Bay, Kauai; Garden of the Gods, Lanai; Haleakala & Iao Valley, Maui; Kaena Point & Waimea Valley, Oahu; outer islands of Nihoa & Necker. -- Western Canada: Alberta: Ellis Medicine Wheel, Lac Saine Anne, & Majorville Medicine Wheel -- British Columbia: Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii) & Sproat Lake -- Manitoba: Grottoes of Manitoba -- Moose Mountain Medicine Wheel, Saskatchewan -- Rocky Mountains: Colorado: ;Manitou Springs, Mesa Verde, & San Luis Valley -- Nez Perce homeland, Idaho -- Glacier/Waterton International Peace Park, Montana -- Big Horn Medicine Wheel, Devil's Tower, & Yellowstone, Wyoming
Summary This revised and updated comprehensive travel guide examines North America's most sacred sites for spiritually attuned explorers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-397) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Historic sites -- Canada -- Guidebooks.
Historic sites -- United States -- Guidebooks.
Indians of North America -- Antiquities.
Indians of North America -- Canada -- Antiquities.
Sacred space -- Canada -- Guidebooks.
Sacred space -- United States -- Guidebooks.
Canada -- Guidebooks.
Canada -- Antiquities.
United States -- Guidebooks.
United States -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Guidebooks.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005904373
ISBN 1888729198 (electronic bk.)
1888729333 (electronic bk.)
9781888729191 (electronic bk.)
9781888729337 (electronic bk.)